A 44-year-old member asked:
I've heard nubain is a good alternative to an epidural for managing pain in labor. what's the difference?
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Less denser block: Nubain is a medication that can help ease labor pain. It will not affect your muscle tone. It can cause some breathing issues for the baby if it is given right before the baby is born. For this reason these kinds of medications are not given when delivery of the baby is close.
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